So the sowing begins

veg row markers

Next step in our “eat from the garden” journey has begun. Both our raised beds are now prepared. I’ve moved four lavender plants that have outgrown the space. They are now lining the path leading up to the front door. Pup has tried to dig up one, so I’m not sure if they will survive.

team work seed sowing

The rest of the preparation was completed by the two girls. They weeded and raked.

planting seeds

They worked as a team.

seeds in hand

Somehow it only seemed right that they sowed the first seeds. In fact, all the seeds.

At this rate, I’ll be able to leave it all to them and sit back and enjoy the harvest. Here’s hoping.

In the meantime, I’m linking up with #CountryKids.

Country Kids from Coombe Mill Family Farm Holidays CornwallAnd #LetKidsBeKids

10 thoughts on “So the sowing begins

  • Saturday 22 March, 2014 at 1:30 am

    I really wish that I space to plant. Thanks for sharing these photos they are an inspiration to me to do some planting and I promise myself that tomorrow I will try to plant seeds on a pot.

    Have a nice Saturday =)

  • Saturday 22 March, 2014 at 3:40 am

    I’d really like to get a couple of raised beds in, but we don’t really have the space in our current garden… Good luck with all your veg 🙂 #CountryKids

  • Saturday 22 March, 2014 at 5:12 am

    Makes me so miss the veg garden I planted with the kids when we were in UK. It’s wonderful getting children involved with growing a garden. #countrykids

  • Saturday 22 March, 2014 at 10:51 am

    This is our job for the weekend too! I love the painted stones, what brilliant idea! #countrykids

  • Saturday 22 March, 2014 at 11:04 am

    Lovely photos and it looks like you have two girls there very keen on a bit of gardening. I look forward to seeing how their plot develops over the coming months. Our interest tends to diminish over the tending process and the results are then less than ideal, may be this will be our year to see the process through too we might grow tomatoes instead of leaves for a change! Thanks for linking up on Country Kids

  • Saturday 22 March, 2014 at 12:14 pm

    seems to be a week for planting. Fingers crossed for some lovely things to eat later in the year

  • Sunday 23 March, 2014 at 12:31 am

    I wish we had the space for some raised beds. We’re growing our veg in big pots on the patio at the moment 🙂 Lovely to see your girls enjoying the gardening x

  • Tuesday 25 March, 2014 at 12:23 pm

    What brilliant young gardeners you have there – and I love their marker stones! Here’s hoping everything grows well for you.

  • Tuesday 25 March, 2014 at 3:41 pm

    You have great helpers there. Don’t think my kids were as much help in the garden for us?!
    Love your stone labels, that’s a great idea!
    Thanks for sharing #LetKidsBeKids

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